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MSNBC
Mar 1, 2011 10:00pm EST
. this is the new republican plan to go after budgets in america. this is exactly what republican governors like walker have always dreamed of. they've been on a mission to privatize public education for years so they can make money. republicans can't stand the fact that public education isn't about the almighty dollar. the demonization of public education in america, can we come it a conclusion tonight that this really has to stop? because we have to take a closer look at what we're doing to the future of our country? and it's all starting with the work force, isn't it? the teachers. got to go after them. let me remind americans tonight that nobody goes into teaching to get rich. they do it because they love helping people. they love the reward of seeing kids reach their potential. it takes a special person to be a teacher. but governors like walker want teachers to bear the burden of shared sacrifice. walker refused. he refused to raise taxes on the rich. but he wants to stick it to the teachers who average, don't let me knock you off the couch tonight, folks, a whopping $51,000 a year. it's n
MSNBC
Mar 28, 2011 9:00pm EDT
he committed the u.s. to this at all, and why he thought it was a good idea. >> america cannot use our military wherever repression occurs. given the costs and risks of intervention, we must always measure our interests against the need for action. but that cannot be an argument for never acting on behalf of what's right. in this particular country, libya, at this particular moment we were faced with the prospect of violence on a horrific scale. we had a unique ability to stop that violence. and the international mandate for action, a broad coalition prepared to join us, the support of arab countries, and a plea for help from the libyan people themselves. we also have the ability to stop gadhafi's forces in their tracks without putting american troops on the ground. to brush aside america's responsibility as a leader and more profoundly our responsibilities to our fellow human beings under such circumstances would have been a betrayal of who we are. some nations may be able to turn a blind eye to atrocities in other countries. the united states of america is different. >> the unite
MSNBC
Mar 3, 2011 10:00pm EST
of a free market economy, you get what you pay for. america, do you really want newt gingrich? then you need to pay newt gingrich, america's solution for winning the future can't possibly decide whether to devote himself to your future prosperity, until he sees some prosperity right now. that means money, paypal, traveler's check, unmarked 20s, getting paid. and the question isn't should america have newt gingrich, but rather, does america denewt gingrich? the only way to find out is to give generously to newt and calista gingrich and they will decide what to do with your donation. if that is not enough, then clearly, there is something wrong with you, liberal. newt gingrich, 2012. maybe. how bad do you want it? ♪ give me money >> they will know you found the right website that mr. gingrich launched today when you see the big "donate now" on the home page. now it is time for "the ed show." good night. >>> good evening americans and welcome to the ed show tonight from new york, here is what is on the table tonight. the wisconsin 14 are holding out in the face of outrageous an
MSNBC
Mar 10, 2011 10:00pm EST
teachers are facing and more. do not miss this. "the ed show" starts right now. >> good evening, america. welcome to "the ed show." we are live tonight in norfolk, virginia at maury high school. this is a great middle class of america right here in norfolk, virginia. this is the school that i went to. i'm so proud to be here tonight. these folks are middle class americans. they sit behind me tonight watching this program. they're going to communicate with us later. i think they are the fabric of this community. but of course this is my high school. why wouldn't i say that. it's a privilege to be here. it was a privilege to attend this school. a public school. i also had the privilege to learn from talented public school teachers. and in the argument that's taking place in this country right now, there is one political party that wants you to think that these folks, they're the problem. they're the reason why this country is having a hard time balancing its budget. that is not the case. this is the story that is taking place all over america. this is ground zero. well, ground zero is in m
MSNBC
Mar 3, 2011 12:00am EST
there are two different political parties in the united states of america. the chamber of commerce spent more money in last year's election than any other outside spending group. they put 93% of their chamber of commerce donations towards republican candidates. there are two sides. and because the democratic side is inherently the one with more people continue, and this is a democracy, and it is one person, one vote, the republican side in order to compete with that have to use money to leverage as many votes as they can. their side represents the interest of fewer people. that's where they found social issues and abortion and gay rights and religion and all of these other things to come in handy. there's an economic split between the two parties, between democrats and republicans, but more people are on the democratic side of that economic split, almost by definition. so republicans have had to use noneconomic conditions to get people to vote with the economic elite and against their own economic interest. the other way this works is this. to the extent that democrats embrace their role as s
CNN
Mar 6, 2011 1:00pm EST
and in america over budgets and politics. nick kristof back from the middle east. eliot spitzer familiar with the problems of balancing budgets. david frum. chrystia freeland. what in the world. we found a nation even more divided than our own. finally we'll take a last look at the ultimate mubarak bling. i'll explain. now, there's an interesting debate about whether the events in the middle east are good for the united states, the west, good for peace and stability, but i think there can be little dispute about whom they are bad for. al qaeda. in fact the arab revolts of 2011 represent a total repudiation of al qaeda's founding ideology. think about it. for 20 years al qaeda has said that the regimes of the arab world and massive dictatorships and the only way to overthrow them is to support al qaeda and its terrorism. then in a few weeks the people of the arab world have overturned two governments by means of nonviolent demonstrations and begun a process reform and revolution that will alter the basic bargain between the ruler and ruled in the middle east. al qaeda insisted that people
CSPAN
Mar 11, 2011 7:00am EST
that america is watching and we can ill afford for the governor to start implementing measures -- i guess i'm shooting myself in the foot. it's coming to maryland on the 14th. i expect to see some of those young socialist-communist in the background when i watch msnbc to be standing at the rally, if i go at all. they would love to see him recall. if they do, the rest of america will fall behind him. host: next is a democrat in ohio. what do you think? who was the winner and loser in wisconsin? caller: i think the loser is the middle class. the gentleman who was just on is just a case of how the middle class is pitted against each other. huge tax breaks are given to people who make huge amounts of money and middle-class people are arguing amongst each other about things we should not be able to -- we should not have to argue about. people were properly taxed like they're supposed to be, they would not be having these arguments. i'm not saying that we should not have a competitive business community, but come on. they are making huge amounts of money. i say go on wisconsin. wisconsin is showi
PBS
Mar 16, 2011 6:00pm PDT
. in the past two decades, america has intervened militarily on foreign land and on foreign ocean. kuwait, somalia, haiti, bosnia- herzegovina, kosovo, afghanistan, iraq. this sunday in fact, march 20th is the 8th anniversary of the u.s. shock and awe bombing of iraq. on march 20, 2003 the u.s. invaded iraq under the assumption of saddam hussein had weapons of mass destruction. here is former secretary of defense this week describing them. >> what happened was that everyone in greed, the u.n. that he had stockpiled and had the ability in a matter of weeks to have weapons of mass destruction. >> the ongoing press coverage of libya has eclipsed the coverage of the ongoing war in afghanistan. this sunday is the 8th anniversary of iraq war. in the afghanistan war, the number of u.s. troops that have been killed to date is 1496. in the iraq war, the number of u.s. troops that have been killed is 4439. in the calculus, the afghanistan war and iraq war combined have cost the u.s. in excess of $1 trillion. that's 1,000 billion. one billion is 1,000 million. question, does president obama have a p
NBC
Feb 28, 2011 5:30pm PST
in wisconsin with time running out. tonight, is there a deal to end the standoff? >>> america at the crossroads. all week long our reports here on america's changing economy. tonight, are we keeping up in the search for the next big thing? >>> and the winner is -- the good, the bad and the ugly at this year's oscars. and the amazing story behind the man behind the best picture. and the amazing story behind the man behind the best picture. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. the situation in libya is now a lot more serious where the u.s. is concerned. u.s. navy ships are being readied for a number of possible options here including possibly enforcing a no-fly zone. moammar gadhafi spoke again today on two television networks an interview the u.s. immediately called delusional. all this time the forces against him are closing in. we begin tonight with this elevation in the urgency on the part of the u.s. and others, and our chief foreign affairs correspondent andrea mitchell in our d.c. newsroom. andrea, good evening. >> reporter: good evenin
MSNBC
Mar 1, 2011 12:00am EST
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MSNBC
Mar 1, 2011 1:00am EST
america. scratch your head, scratch your brain just a little bit. have you ever seen anything like this in america in your lifetime? i mean, and who knows how this is going to end? i will tell you what it is doing. now, this is just maybe. i'm guessing a microcosm of what is going on across the country. i went to the rally on friday afternoon in trenton, new jersey. because i was curious to get into a crowd to see what they actually had to say other than watching some videotape. i mean, i knew what they said at madison but i wanted to know what they said in trenton, new jersey. and there was about 100 protesters who of course were against the unions and for all of the budget cuts they possibly can get and lower taxes. now, i don't know if they were tea partiers or not. i don't know if it was the tea party crowd or whoever it was but i took a microphone and i went over and interviewed them objectively i might add and just asked the questions. and my personal observation of this is that we are becoming a country that we're mad if somebody else has something we don't have. i don't kno
MSNBC
Mar 3, 2011 8:00pm EST
't planning to return anytime soon. >> america takes sides in the showdown over unions and the idea of collective bargaining. >> the polls are turning against the governor even after republicans unleash tv attacks on the workers. >> stop obama and his union bosses today. >> rude protesters -- >> unbelievable. the tension's beginning to mount. >> that guy just hit me. so just to let you know. >> these custodians and elementary school teachers are authoritarian thugs. >> i look in their eyes, there is hate in their eyes. >> how many are professional left-wingers and how many are just regular folks? >> you get a lot of out of towners. a lot of people are bused in. >> shocking footage from madison, wisconsin. they're not only busing in people from out of state. they're also busing in palm trees. >> the type of people who are coming after us with every live shot here, these people hate. >> the hate you that get from these demonstrators, you can see it in their faces. >> these teachers are getting violent. no surprise, given their unfettered access to craft scissors. >> not all republican
MSNBC
Mar 4, 2011 12:00am EST
, the first time that a catholic was on a presidential ticket in the united states of america, that was 1928. al smith, democratic party. the first time that a woman was on a presidential ticket, that was 1984. geraldine ferraro. also democratic party. the first time that a jewish person was on a presidential ticket in america was the year 2000. it was joe lieberman. also the democratic party. the first time that an african-american was on a presidential ticket was in 2008. barack obama, democratic party. out of all those pioneering presidential tickets that the democratic party has put forward, barack obama is the only one whose ticket won. and in january 2009 america inaugurated our first ever african-american president. against that historic achievement what got less noticed was how badly the republican party got beat in that election and in the election before it. in 2006 and 2008 together the republican party lost 54 seats in the house. they lost 14 seats in the senate. and of course they lost the white house too. a republican party looking to come back from that, looking to redefine it
MSNBC
Mar 7, 2011 10:00pm EST
pads, and iphones. john mccain says we should be proud that they're made in america. the problem is they are not. wall street is driving up the cost of gasoline. you're paying now but the democrats may pay big time in 2012. it's the first part of an "ed show" special series tonight. this is the story that has me fired up tonight, folks. the wisconsin 14 and governor scott walker i guess you could say are both digging in their heels waiting for the other side to blink. early this morning wisconsin senate minority leader mark miller offered an olive branch to walker with this letter. he wrote i would ask that you or your authorized representatives agree to meet with us near the wisconsin/illinois border to formally resume serious discussions as soon as possible. the people of wisconsin are overwhelmingly supportive of us reaching a bipartisan, negotiated compromise. true to form governor walker used miller's statement to attack him and the group and called miller's letter ridiculous. >> we need to walk through why this letter is so ridiculous. i think it's important because for the
MSNBC
Mar 11, 2011 8:00pm EST
life for america and better society. that's "hardball" for now. thanks for being with us. "the last word with lawrence o'donnell" starts right now. >>> one scientist said this morning's earthquake that sent tsunami shock waves to the california coast was like 700,000 nuclear bombs exploding at once. but tonight, there is a real nuclear danger in japan. >> we have breaking news out of japan at this hour. there has been a massive 8.8 earthquake. >> midafternoon, tokyo, the most powerful earthquake ever recorded in japan leaves the nation's most high tech nation in the dark. >> the fifth strongest record since 1900. >> people panic for precautionary measures, a lot of train systems are stopped. >> this is back to tokyo. we have gotten reports of fires. >> over a million buildings in tokyo and surrounding suburbs are without power. >> minutes later, the tsunami floods japanese tows cal towns. the pictures are devastating. >> a 13 foot tsunami hit that area. >> tons of debris pushed inland. >> 230 bodies were found in the northeastern coastal areas. >> didn't take long for danger warning
MSNBC
Mar 10, 2011 4:00pm EST
by a congressman who already said that unfortunately there are too many mosques in america, it tells you the political -- that he's applying this on the muslim community. unfortunately, he brought a star witness who has no experience in terrorism or radicalization, a physician who has no knowledge or legit macy within the muslim community. that does not mean he is not entitled to his opinion no matter how wrong they were. so today what we have seen we have seen in political theater, we have seen scapegoating, and no one of us will think the investigation, the inquiry should not take place. it should take place, but it should be a fact-finding exercise not political theater as we have seen today. >> and asra, the biggest concern would be the inability to distinguish between the most extreme interpretation of islam that is the news of recruiting a mechanism of some kind anywhere in the world and the other 99% of the islamic practitioners in this world who neither share that interpretation or practice. do you feel that this political environment or the american people or the world is capabl
MSNBC
Mar 7, 2011 11:00pm EST
you to listen to what michael moore had to say in wisconsin. >> america is not broke. contrary to what those in power would like you to believe so that you will give up your pension, cut your wages, and settle for the life your great grandparents had, america is not broke. >> wisconsin was not broke until you pushed through some corporate tax cuts that created the financial picture you have now. >> what? what came up with that? >> to michael moore's point, what his point is that america is not broke if you use a reasonable revenue collection system and tax system, america would not be broke and wisconsin would not be broke without the tax giveaways. >> come on. there states that have similar debt that the state has $3.6 billion racked up over eight years of democrat governors and democrat legislature. that's not true. everybody knows that's not true. the stimulus money is the only thing that helped bail out the state across this nation two years ago. it's not available this time. it's real. if we don't do something about it, the bond and the debt rating, everything associated with wisc
CSPAN
Mar 2, 2011 5:00pm EST
, education programs, community economic development programs for people across america who need them. and that's why we have decided today, as a caucus, to come here and voice our support and to give encouragement to the workers and to your legislators who have had to leave wisconsin to prevent these devastating cuts to -- that will further damage the health, and i'm sure your state is no different from other states, where the poor people of color, women, are not getting the kind of health care that they need. what we need is to make sure that the benefits that we passed last year in the patient protection and affordable care act are implemented in wisconsin and everywhere and what your governor is doing is going backwards instead of forwards. ms. moore: backwards instead of forwards. $900 billion from our school system. $250 million in state aid for the university of wisconsin system is. $71.6 million if the technical college system. low income children and families requiring women who receive temporary assistance to pay, they are cutting them by $20 a month. 3% of the tanif checks.
FOX News
Mar 2, 2011 9:00pm EST
to say. it is destroying america. it is not a coincidence that gold hit an all-time high today. >> sean: what is it? >> it is nearing $1500 an ounce. record high our currency continues to devalue. this is a growing problem. american people have acknowledged it. we are not doing anything about it. >> sean: are we showing the world that we are now trying to get ahold of our debt? >> we are destroying america run out of control debt. skyrocketing deficits. the debt ceiling -- if we start paying down interest it will be larger than discretional spending. the real win is that for these two weeks, they were able to cut two billion dollars out of spending. not decrease the growth of government. four billion dollars in two weeks of continuing the government. that's a lot of money. >> sean: four billion here and there, i'll take it. here's the problem, people don't realize this is last year's budget. they had a democratic house and senate and democratic president, they weren't responsible enough to pass a budget. now we are doing this. why is this bad when we are sending a message -- >> democrat
FOX News
Mar 7, 2011 5:00pm EST
♪ ♪ >>> hello, america. i'm judge judge judge filling in for glenn this week who is on vacation. tonight on the docket, the price of oil and growing government debt. the bloody protest in the middle east and north america set the price of oil skyrocketing. oil is trading at a half-year high of over $100 a barrel. and consumer saw 33% gallon gas price jump at the pump in the last two weeks. meanwhile, the federal government continues racking up endless debt. today is $14 trillion. by the end of next year, if the president gets his way, it will be over $15.6 trillion. that debt is money. you and your children will have to pay back. our progeny will be born as financial slaves to the federal government, as they will have their way to tax to spend for spending that occurred before they were born. yet the big government shakedown doesn't stop there. part of the reason gasoline is so expensive because of the unconstitutional government interference. you see, the government, the federal government is sitting on huge reserves of oil. it places nonsensical drilling restrictions on oil co
PBS
Mar 2, 2011 6:00pm PST
, and asia. much of the rest is produced in north and latin america. saudi arabia is the only oil- producing country which could increase its output in the short term. serious political unrest there would likely create huge turmoil on global oil markets. >> oil remained the dominant factor weighing on european markets this wednesday. in frankfurt, germany's blue- chip index closed 0.5% lower. the eurostoxx 50 down as well. the dow industrials are up at 12,104. the euro is trading for $1.3855. good news for portugal. investors remained faithful to the highly indebted country. newly issued securities were met by solid demand today. the portuguese government was satisfied. during a meeting in berlin, the portuguese prime minister reiterated that his country would not need help from abroad. merkle endorsed portuguese austerity measures. european heads of state will meet in march to discuss measures that will guarantee the stability of the euro. more than a year after igniting the tablet computing craze, apple has unveiled the second version of the ipad, with a surprise appearance by steve jobs,
MSNBC
Mar 7, 2011 6:00pm EST
roasted, honey bunches of oats! >>> the republicans want you to believe that america is broke. they want you to believe things have so bad there's no other option but their draconian cuts. >> we're broke. broke going on bankrupt. >> we have to reform medicare. it costs too much and it's going to bankrupt us. >> because obama care will bankrupt the country. >> just because we followed grea greece into democracy does not mean we need to follow them into bankruptcy. >> false, false, false, false, false, false. it's all fall. we're not broke, nor are we going bankrupt. i'm not the only one who thinks this. michael moore and bloomberg news both agree that america is nowhere near broke. here's more in wisconsin over the weekend. >> america is not broke. not by a long shot. the country is awash in wealth and cash! it's just that it's not in your hands! it has been transferred in the greatest heist in history from the workers and consumers into the banks and portfolios of the uber rich. >> now, that's totally true. and republicans say we face financial ruin because we're in debt. but bloomberg s
MSNBC
Mar 8, 2011 6:00pm EST
in america by real people who were mad and wanted to stick up for themselves. that's the real heart of america. that's the message that wisconsin is sending to the rest of the country. >>> all right. now, let me bring in our first guest. he is wisconsin state senator john urpenbulk. these events might have heartened you? >> thank for having me on. i think you might be right. i'm trying to put in my mind the timeline. over the weekend there was a weekend meeting in south beloy, illinois, lovely this time of year, and then last night the governor has a press conference with the majority leader just slamming us for whatever reason, we don't understand it. now today the governor releases the e-mails, so i know the governor has had basically about three press conferences for every meeting he sent staff to, so we're trying to figure out if he does or doesn't want to negotiate. we really don't know yet, but senate democrats will put together a piece of legislation and get it introduced tonight or tomorrow, essentially a clean slate. obviously we're a little confused, they may be confused,
FOX News
Mar 10, 2011 1:00pm EST
, everybody. "america live" starts right now. megyn: thanks, guys. this is a fox news alert, breaking right now. wisconsin's capital is in lockdown. assembly members cannot get into the chamber to vote on a bill concerning state worker contracts because the protesters are literally blocking the doors. here's one lawmaker losing his temper with the chaos in the capital. >> let us do our jobs! this is america! this is america! this is america! let us do our jobs! stop the tricks! it's enough! enough is enough! let us do our jobs! megyn: wow. let us do our jobs. this is america. police dragging protesters by force from the capital. they've been blocking lawmakers. the bill went through last night and now goes to the assembly, but not if these protesters have anything to say about it. the department of justice in wisconsin is investigating email threats to the lives of republican state senators who did push through that controversial measure last night. death threats described as "several of them" against "a number of lawmakers" in response to what it did there. democrats that fled the state la
MSNBC
Mar 2, 2011 10:00pm EST
for this attack? but you see, this is hitting teachers all across america. and i was really touched last night after the show, i got a lot of e-mails, i got a lot of phone calls about my commentary on teachers, and i received response from teachers all over america. this retired teacher in ohio i think sums it up best. for those experts on what makes a teacher, i have some advice. be prepared to inform a class of 30 kids, 30 10-year-old children that a classmate was hit by a car and killed the night before, and then be able to deal with the grief as well. be confident to ask the 6-foot angry boy who has a knife, and watch him pull it out of his six-inch dagger from his boot. put it on the desk, and then begin to cry. know the right words to tell a child that her mother lost her battle with cancer and has died. encourage a child, encourage a child with bruises to be truthful on how he got them. be prepared to comfort a child whose parent was arrested for domestic abuse. and then continue to teach the basics. not once have any of these governors ever explained to their constituents that they rea
MSNBC
Mar 10, 2011 12:00am EST
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MSNBC
Mar 10, 2011 6:00am EST
luxury cars, we make cadillacs. somewhere in america, a city comes to life. it moves effortlessly, breathes easily. it flows with clean water. it makes its skyline greener and its population healthier. all to become the kind of city people want to live and work in. somewhere in america, we've already answered some of the nation's toughest questions. and the over sixty thousand people of siemens are ready to do it again. siemens. answers. >>> now, willie, you need to turn to donnie, just turn to donny and look at him in the face, say, donny, that's not okay. >> well, here's the problem. i don't feel that way. do we have the tape? this is just moments ago, an hour ago on "way too early." i was in the middle of a news story, a strange man came up behind me, on live television, and started massaging my back. >> you've got to tell him, that's not okay. >> you know what's weird, the tension's gone. >> you're looking at it and you're going, there's something right about that. >> not something, everything. >> men should be secure enough, they should be able to show affection for other men
MSNBC
Mar 10, 2011 8:00pm EST
that he had extramarital affairs because he was working too hard to save america. that has earned him, of course, tonight's "rewrite." >>> when wisconsin republicans decided to pursue the nuclear option yesterday, they not only eliminated collective bargaining rights for most public sector unions, they also gave state officials the power to fire workers if they join a strike, a walkout, a sit-in, or coordinate a sick-out. all the governor has to do is declare a state of emergency. the under the radar provision could have a big impact on union strategy in the coming weeks as protesters debate whether to launch a general strike in wisconsin. tomorrow some high school students in madison, wisconsin are planning to walk out of their classrooms in support of their teachers' union rights. there will be a teach-in for those students on madison's library mall. the teach-in will focus on the elimination of collective bargaining and elimination -- and the proposed cuts in the education budget. joining me now is nathan o'shaugnessy, a science teacher at madison memorial high school in madison, w
CSPAN
Mar 10, 2011 10:00am EST
. and three times i will ask, god, please, god, please, god, please continue to bless america. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. the chair recognizes the gentleman from tennessee, mr. cohen, for one minute. mr. cohen: thank you, mr. speaker. i rise in opposition to chairman upton's dirty air act. in 2007, the supreme court issued the massachusetts vs. e.p.a. decision directing the e.p.a. to examine greenhouse gas emissions and their impact on the public health. e.p.a. conducted a highly credible peered review scientific analysis under the bush e.p.a. and the obama e.p.a. this was not a political analysis. it was a scientific analysis. but that has not stopped the chairman from trying to legislativively undermine scientific fact. according to the e.p.a., president nixon's clean air act will prevent 230,000 premature deaths and result in $2 trillion in economic benefits in 2020. but chairman upton has decided with much help from corporate polluters, lobbyists that the fiscal and physical well-being of the american people are less important than big oil's import
WETA
Mar 11, 2011 8:30pm EST
or on american about holding these hearings. >> the king hearings on muslims in america. >> i am concerned that today's hearings may increase suspicion on the muslim american community. >> in wisconsin, the state senate votes to restrict collective bargaining rights from public workers. >> this is about protecting the middle class in a way that avoids massive tax increases and laos. >> in washington, congress tries to get its budget act together. >> we have to start prioritizing spending. >> ragtag forces in libya hang on. should the u.s. intervene? and national public radio shoots itself in the foot again. >> let me say at the outset we are putting this program together on friday as we are getting the details on the earthquake and tsunami in japan. we do not have a lot to add other than modern science and technology has allowed scientists on the west coast and in hawaii to warn residents that the tsunami was coming. as always, the u.s. navy is ready to respond to events in the pacific with the military relief. the program is called "inside wash.." let me begin in washington. it has been a
FOX News
Feb 28, 2011 8:00pm EST
'm bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us. money in america. big week in the u.s.a. federal government might be shut down and prounion demonstrators are refusing to leave the wisconsin capitol building. of course, all things about money and whenever money is involved with anything bad things can happen. so let's walk through it. most important issue for the country right now is president obama's budget for 2012. it stands at almost $4 trillion with a 1.1 trillion short fall that simply cannot happen. the president knows this. he simply cannot spending at the rate is he proposing. so it must be a bargaining situation. the republicans aren't in any mood for horse trading over the budget. they want deep cuts and if they don't get them, they could shut the government down by friday. at this point, talking points believes a compromise will be reached. in madison, wisconsin, the chaos has reached a breaking point. democratic senators are still out of the state, so the next move is up to governor walker. will he begin laying off state workers? and all over the country union supporters are gre
FOX News
Mar 7, 2011 10:00pm EST
. then you have to decide is that a person you trust, at a time when america clearly needs to have veryrtundamental challenges. >> greta: you have now converted to catholicism, when and why? >> it was a long process. calista was born into a catholic church and very devout. she sings in the choir as a spouse i went in a supportive way. over time, being there, participating, experiencing the mass, i tell people it wasn't so much that i converted as it was that i god wallly became catholic and one morning realized what happened. i find it a -- nurturing and comforting experience ands that made me feel more at peace than any other time in my life. >> greta: more with newt gingrich. straight ahead, you just heard from newt gingrich. do not go away. there are four more. hear from the other four possible presidential contenders in iowa. rick santorum is next. also admit, you have been waiting for this. more breaking news about charlie sheen. first his tv show was put on hiatus. then his children were taken away. now a bigger bombshell. we'll tell you what is going on with charlie sheen, stay tun
FOX News
Mar 8, 2011 5:00pm EST
, america. i'm judge napolitano, guest hosting for glenn beck today. we have a lot to cover. let's start with the battle to rein in the ever-growing federal budget deficit. big government republicans in the house are leading up a pathetic charge to cut $61 billion in this year's federal budget. to put it in perspective, the federal government budget deficit for 2011 is projected to be $1.6 trillion. cutting $61 billion is a joke. but senate democrats won't be outdone when it comes to half-hearted or spineless spending cut measures they proposed additional $6.5 billion cut that the congressional budget claims is only $4.7 billion. can you follow any of this? america, too many politicians on both sides of the aisle have simply lost touch with reality when it comes to government spending. a $4.7 billion cut in the face of a $1.6 trillion deficit is akin to doing nothing when it comes to solving this problem. it's as if an alcoholic stood on a podium addressing fellow drinkers and proudly proclaimed that night at the bar, he would only have ten shot of jamison instead of the customary 11. ye
FOX News
Mar 10, 2011 9:00pm EST
, decent what america is about. people should not be coming into the state trying to intimidate, offer up threats, that's not the way it is done. again, our lawmakers stood up to those thuggery an being fast. we are not going to allow that here. the people who work for state and local government have been decent and i respect them throughout this process. the people coming from other states that -- don't belong here. hopefully they will move on. >> sean: state senator carpenter said this was the pearl harbor of workers' rights. a sneak attack in the middle of the night this began february 17th. did research, and fox news was reporting senate democrats acknowledged that you could pass any item that doesn't spend state money in their absence in terms of the legality of this, this was always available to you. why did you wait three weeks? >> in fact, ironically, the person that ran against me for governor, the mayor of milwaukee suggested doing this the other day on one of our local and state radio programs. the irony is, we waited to allow the process to work through. we tried to work to fi
MSNBC
Mar 2, 2011 12:00am EST
. but with just about every republican in every corner of america saying that evil obamacare is worse than doing nothing. president obama has just responded to those allegations in effect by saying, oh, yeah? oh, yeah? we are still waiting on the republican come back to that. a fight being widely misreported in the beltway media. ezra klein joins us next. plus, get the best deal or we'll pay you $1,000. call lending tree at... today. and here's what we did today in homes all across america: we created the electricity that powered the alarm clocks and brewed the coffee. we heated the bathwater and gave kelly a cleaner ride to school. cooked the cube steaks and steamed the veggies. entertained dad, and mom, and a neighbor or two. kept watch on the house when they slept. and tomorrow we could do even more. we're cleaner, domestic, abundant and ready now. we're america's natural gas. the smarter power today. learn more at anga.us. >>> the single most republican place in the country, the single reddest state there is in this country has produced one of the most interesting political fights that there
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